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The Oakland warehouse fire claimed at least three dozen lives this weekend.

Oakland 'Ghost Ship' fire: what happened and what's next

The Oakland warehouse fire claimed at least three dozen lives this weekend.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Angelenos who are into electronic dance music, or EDM, are in the right place, but it wasn’t always that way. Los Angeles used to be kind of an electronic music backwater.

L.A. is a New Hub for EDM

Angelenos who are into electronic dance music, or EDM, are in the right place, but it wasn’t always that way. Los Angeles used to be kind of an electronic music backwater.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Trump supporters gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday to protest the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory.

from KCRW Features

The nation’s capital will have extensive military presence next week when Joe Biden takes the oath of office and becomes the 46th U.S. president.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Greater LA kicks off a new weekly series exploring neat solutions to waste.

from Greater LA

Nearly seven months after WarnerMedia launched HBO Max, Roku users finally have access to the streaming service.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Today the House of Representatives introduced an article of impeachment against President Trump, charging him with “incitement of insurrection.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Hundreds of thousands of California workers have applied for unemployment benefits, are eligible to receive them, but still haven’t been paid.

from Greater LA

Facebook has banned President Trump, at least until his term is over. Twitter issued a 12-hour suspension of his account on Wednesday.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Lawmakers from Southern California took to Twitter and to the phone lines to let their constituents know they were okay and to condemn Wednesday’s violent insurrection at the U.S.

from KCRW Features

On Wednesday, supporters of President Trump heeded his call to go to the U.S. Capitol, where Congress was certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November 2020 election.

from KCRW Features